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The community of Odanak chosen to build one of 12 shelters in Canada for Indigenous women, children and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people fleeing domestic violence
The Government of Canada, through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), with the help of Indigenous partners has selected recipients for the construction of 12 new shelters across Canada for Indigenous women, children, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people escaping family violence. Last June 17th, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social [...]
In cooperation with the municipalities of Pierreville and Bas-St-François, the community of Odanak had committed to take care of the St-François River pontoon crossing service. Unfortunately, due to the current conditions and the late announcement of the government's deconfinement plan, we regret to inform you that this service will not be available this summer. We [...]
Hello everyone, As we have not been able to recruit the necessary team of lifeguards, we regret to announce that the Odanak public pool will be C L O S E D this summer. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope to see you in the summer of 2022!
The Abenakis wish to emphasize their firm opposition to any movement of cultural appropriation by self-proclaimed groups or individuals. Proud of their rich cultural heritage, the members of the W8banaki Nation have always shown great openness in sharing their culture, traditions and rituals with Canadians, including Quebecers. However, this openness has unfortunately led to cases [...]